Cost of Attendance

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Humboldt Costs

The following are estimates for the 2023-2024 academic school year. These estimates are intended to provide a general idea of the cost of attendance here at Cal Poly Humboldt. Fees are subject to change.

Undergraduates: Cost of Attendance 2023-2024

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees $7,858$7,858$7,858
Books & Supplies$836$836$836
Food & Housing$10,120$13,166$13,980
Transportation$1,372$1,372$1,372
Miscellaneous$2,370$2,370$2,370
Total$22,556$25,602$26,416

Teaching Credential: Cost of Attendance 2023-2024

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $8,778$8,778$8,778
Books & Supplies$836$836$836
Food & Housing$10,120$13,166$13,980
Transportation$1,372$1,372$1,372
Miscellaneous$2,370$2,370$2,370
Total$23,476$26,522$27,336

Graduate/Post-bac/Western Regional Grad (WRGP)  2023-2024

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $9,294$9,294$9,294
Books & Supplies$836$836$836
Food & Housing$10,120$13,166$13,980
Transportation$1,372$1,372$1,372
Miscellaneous$2,370$2,370$2,370
Total$23,992$27,038$27,852

MBA students: Professional Program Fee

A fee is charged on a per unit basis ($270 per unit) in addition to the registration fees (and nonresident tuition fee, if applicable) for the graduate business programs.

Out of State Tuition

Undergraduates

Example of Non-resident Fees: 12 units x 2 semesters = 24 units x $396 per unit = $9,504 in non-residence fees.

Example of Non-resident COA: $9,504 + $26,416 = $35,920 is the estimated cost of attendance per year.

Graduates

Example of Non-resident Fees: 9 units x 2 semesters = 18 units x $396 per unit = $7,128 in non-resident fees.

Example of Non-resident COA: $7,128 + $27,852 = $34,980 is the estimated cost of attendance per year.

Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE) 2023-2024

CostsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $10,732$10,732
Books & Supplies *$836$836
Food & Housing$13,166$13,980
Transportation$1,372$1,372
Miscellaneous$2,370$2,370
Total$28,476$29,290

AB 990

For informational purposes only: In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990 Cal Poly Humboldt provides the typical market cost of a one bedroom apartment in the local area.

  • Arcata one bedroom - $1100
  • Eureka one bedroom - $900
  • McKinleyville one bedroom - $1000

The Room and Board expenses included in the off-campus Cost of Attendance represent the typical costs students pay when enrolled at Cal Poly Humboldt. Actual costs of room and board will vary. Many students living off-campus have roommates, which decreases their housing costs.

Updated January 2023